Vice President/Corporate Counsel
Mr. Adegbola joined SouthStar in November of 2019 as Vice President and Corporate Counsel. His primary responsibilities include assisting the COO and CFO on legal policies, documentation, compliance and risk management; ensuring documentation conforms to the legal guidelines and policies and standards, including risk mitigation through adherence to SouthStar’s internal and external control framework; and work on specific asset recovery projects.
Prior to joining SouthStar, Mr. Adegbola worked for multiple criminal defense attorneys in South Carolina. He clerked for the 9th Circuit Solicitor’s Office before transitioning to become a paralegal for the City of Charleston’s Legal Department.
Mr. Adegbola earned his Juris Doctor from Charleston School of Law and received his Bachelor’s Degree from the University of Arkansas, while majoring in Political Science. Mr. Adegbola is currently attending the Citadel Graduate College to receive his MBA in 2021.
U.S. District of Columbia